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Christmas 2016

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In line with its tradition, Magyar Posta is celebrating Christmas by issuing a postage stamp. For posting festive greetings, this time self-adhesive stamps of Domestic denomination will be released. The stamps have been produced in sheets containing fifty stamps, and in special five-stamp miniature sheets printed in gold colour ink. The stamp shows a graphic composition recalling a winter Christmas atmosphere, with a couple skating along a heart-shaped line. The novelty was designed by graphic artist Boglárka Nádi and printed by Pátria Nyomda Zrt. The stamp is available at first-day post offices and Filaposta from November 8, but can also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online shop.

8 November 2016

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Countries, cities

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Magyar Posta is releasing its newest miniature sheet entitled Countries and Cities. The stamps which are produced using an individual way of presentation show places of interest and features of the European Union’s member states. In the graphic composition that is themed as a patchwork, the design that is characteristic of designer Zsolt Vidák and which offers a montage-like display the reality is mixed with fiction. 95,000 copies of the novelty have been manufactured by ANY Biztonsági Nyomda Nyrt. The stamp is available at first-day post offices and Filaposta from November 8, but can also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online shop.

8 November 2016

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History of clothing I.

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With the aim of presenting garments of various epochs, the Magyar Posta is launching a new special series of miniature sheet of postage stamps entitled The History of Garments. The first miniature sheets of stamps will present King Louis II and Queen Mary's wedding garments from the collection of the Hungarian National Museum. 80,000 copies of the novelty have been printed by Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. based on the designs made by graphic artist István Weisenburger. The stamp is available at first-day post offices and Filaposta from 8 November, but can also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online shop.

8 November 2016

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60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1956 HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION AND FREEDOM FIGHT

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Magyar Posta commemorates the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight by issuing a special stamp block. An interesting circumstance related to the stamp block is that its colour scheme and the circular perforated stamp image in the middle recalls the well-known symbol of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight – the flag with a hole. The stamp image of the block shows one of the heroes – and at the same time a victim – of the events of 1956, Erika Kornélia Szeles (1941-1956), while the frame image presents a montage of photos taken of the events of the Revolution and of the known and unknown, deceased or still living heroes. 90,000 copies of the new issue have been printed by ANY Biztonsági Nyomda based on the designs made by graphic artist Attila Elekes. The stamp will be available at first-day post offices and Filaposta from 21 October, but can also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online shop.

21 October 2016

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Innovative solutions 2016: Sender! - Your own postcard with a click

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Magyar Posta is issuing a definitive postage stamp with a label to popularise its e-postcard service SENDER! introduced in 2016. A graphic montage illustrating the point of the service together with the service logo appears on the label of the definitive stamp Your Own Message Stamp IV – Domestic 35. The label, the cover and the postmark were designed by Gergely Csorba and the stamp by Imre Benedek, and the new release was produced by the printing company PénzjegynyomdaZrt. The new issue will be available while stocks last at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 7 October, but may also be purchased from Magyar Posta’s online store.

7 October 2016

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Károly Simonyi was born 100 years ago

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Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp in honour of the centenary of the birth of the engineer, physicist and remarkable scholar and educator Károly Simonyi. The stamp design features a stylised portrait of Károly Simonyi set against the background of a graphical composition referring to his life’s work, including the first Hungarian nuclear particle accelerator, which was built by him. The new issue was designed by the graphic artist Zsolt Vidák and produced by the printing company Pénzjegynyomda. It will be available while stocks last at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 5 October, but may also be purchased from Magyar Posta’s online store.

5 October 2016

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HARVESTER AND PARLIAMENT STAMP SERIES IS 100 YEARS OLD

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Magyar Posta is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the release of the Harvester and Parliament stamp series, which is considered a classic by philatelists, by issuing a definitive stamp with a label. The label of the definitive stamp Your Own Message Stamp IV: Domestic 35 shows a compilation of the 4 and 15 fillér Harvester denominations and the 10 korona Parliament denomination of the Harvester and Parliament stamp series. The new issue was designed by the graphic artist Imre Benedek and produced by the printing company Pénzjegynyomda. It will be available while stocks last at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 3 October, but may also be purchased from Magyar Posta’s online store.

3 October 2016

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TREE OF THE YEAR 2016: THE FIELD ELM

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Magyar Posta presents on a stamp the field elm (Ulmus minor), a tree species whose wood can be put to a great variety of uses and which was once regarded as a holy tree. The field elm was chosen Tree of the Year 2016 by the National Forestry Association. Three hundred and fifty thousand copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist Attila Elekes were produced by the Pénzjegynyomda printing company. The new issue is available at first-day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 8 September, but may also be purchased from Magyar Posta’s online store.

8 September 2016

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IN HONOUR OF THE HEROES – SZIGETVÁR, 1566 Joint Hungarian-Turkish stamp issue

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Hungary and Turkey are commemorating the 450th anniversary of the Siege of Szigetvár by issuing a joint stamp. The block containing two stamps is the work of Attila Elekes, fifty thousand copies of which were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will be available while stocks last at first-day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 5 September, but may also be purchased from Magyar Posta’s online store.

5 September 2016

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450TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIEGE OF SZIGETVÁR Joint Hungarian-Croatian stamp issue

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Hungary and Croatia are commemorating the 450th anniversary of the Siege of Szigetvár by issuing a joint stamp. The block containing two stamps is the work of Attila Elekes, fifty thousand copies of which were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will be available while stocks last at first-day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 5 September, but may also be purchased from Magyar Posta’s online store.

5 September 2016

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HUNGARIAN SAINTS AND BLESSEDS IV - Centenary of the coronation of Blessed King Charles IV and Queen Zita - set

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Magyar Posta continues its series of stamps on the theme of Hungarian saints and blesseds. The Hungarian Saints and Blesseds IV special stamp block commemorates the centenary of the coronation of Blessed Charles IV, Apostolic King, and Queen Zita.

17 August 2016

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HUNGARIAN SAINTS AND BLESSEDS IV - Centenary of the coronation of Blessed King Charles IV and Queen Zita - special stampblock

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Magyar Posta continues its series of stamps on the theme of Hungarian saints and blesseds. The Hungarian Saints and Blesseds IV special stamp block commemorates the centenary of the coronation of Blessed Charles IV, Apostolic King, and Queen Zita.

17 August 2016

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HUNGARIAN SAINTS AND BLESSEDS IV - Centenary of the coronation of Blessed King Charles IV and Queen Zita - stampblock

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Magyar Posta continues its series of stamps on the theme of Hungarian saints and blesseds. The Hungarian Saints and Blesseds IV special stamp block commemorates the centenary of the coronation of Blessed Charles IV, Apostolic King, and Queen Zita.

17 August 2016

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THE 150-year-old Budapest Zoo

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Magyar Posta is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden by issuing a special stamp block.

9 August 2016

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Animal Cubs II.

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Magyar Posta is issuing a special small stamp sheet entitled Animal Cubs II featuring twelve young residents of the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden.

9 August 2016

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Jan Jessenius FOREIGN PHILATELIC RELEASES

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Jan Jessenius was born 450 years ago -The foreign philatelic releases of the joint issue.

1 Aug 2016

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In memoriam Kolonics György

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Magyar Posta issues a commemorative sheet to remember the most successful sportsman in the history of Hungarian canoeing, who died suddenly, tragically young.

28 July 2016

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FIRST SCHEDULED HORSE TRAMWAY IN PEST ENTERED SERVICE 150 YEARS AGO

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Magyar Posta is commemorating the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the first scheduled horse-drawn tram entering service in Pest by issuing a special stamp.

8 July 2016

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THE FIRST M40 LOCOMOTIVE ENTERED SERVICE IN HUNGARY 50 YEARS AGO

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Magyar Posta is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the entry into service in Hungary of the first locomotive in the M40 diesel-electric series by issuing a special stamp.

8 July 2016

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GAMES OF THE XXXI OLYMPIAD, RIO DE JANEIRO

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Magyar Posta is honouring the largest sports event in the world, the 31st Summer Olympic Games, with a stamp issue.

7 July 2016

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For youth 2016: Fire brigade

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The theme of the miniature sheet with a surcharge issued by Magyar Posta in 2016 to support youth stamp collecting is the fire brigade.

22 June 2016

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Jan Jessenius was born 450 years ago

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The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia are commemorating the 450th anniversary of the birth of Jan Jessenius by issuing a joint stamp with a label.

22 June 2016

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Hungary’s geological treasures

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Magyar Posta is issuing a special stamp block and a two-denomination stamp set on the theme of Hungary’s geological treasures.

8 June 2016

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HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT V

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The Hungarian House of Parliament is one of the most beautiful public buildings in the world.

8 June 2016

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15TH EUROPEAN FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, FRANCE

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Magyar Posta is issuing a special stamp to mark the European football championship in France.

3 June 2016

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Treasures of Hungarian Museums

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Chess Museum, Heves • Janus Pannonius Museum – Pipe Museum, Ibafa

8 June 2016

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HUNGARIAN INTERCHURCH AID IS 25 YEARS OLD

Okumenikus_bgMagyar Posta is marking the 25th anniversary of the foundation of Hungarian Interchurch Aid by issuing a commemorative stamp.

17 May 2016

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89TH STAMP DAY: SZOMBATHELY

89. bélyegnapMagyar Posta is issuing a commemorative series with two denominations and a stamp block with a surcharge to mark the largest festival of stamp collectors, Stamp Day, which this year is being held in Szombathely between 6 and 8 May 2016.

6 May 2016

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EUROPA 2016 - Think green

EUROPA 2016Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative series with two denominations and a stamp block with a surcharge to mark the largest festival of stamp collectors, Stamp Day, which this year is being held in Szombathely between 6 and 8 May 2016.

6 May 2016

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Hungary’s Fundamental Law Is 5 Years Old

Alaptörvény 2016To mark the fifth anniversary of signing Hungary’s Fundamental Law, Magyar Posta is releasing an overprint of the stamp block issued in 2011, entitled Hungary’s New Fundamental Law

25 April 2016

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István Széchenyi

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Magyar Posta is celebrating the 225th anniversary of the birth of István Széchenyi by issuing a commemorative stamp.

8 April 2016

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YEAR OF SAINT MARTIN

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In 2016 the 1,700th anniversary of the birth of Saint Martin of Tours is being celebrated, in honour of which Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp.

18 March 2016

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Easter 2016

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4 March 2016

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József simándy was born 100 years ago

Simándy bgMagyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp in honour of the centenary of the birth of the opera singer and teacher József Simándy, winner of the Kossuth Prize, Artist of Merit and Artist of Excellence.

4 March 2016

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Year of the monkey

Majom kisív2016 is the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese zodiac, which Magyar Posta is celebrating by issuing a miniature sheet.

8 February 2016

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István Tömörkény was born 150 years ago

Tömörkény István bélyegMagyar Posta is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of the writer and museum and library director István Tömörkény by issuing a special stamp on Hungarian Culture Day.

22 January 2016

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Greeting

Üdvözlette sorIn response to mailing needs, Magyar Posta is issuing two stamps, one marked “EURÓPÁBA” for mail within Europe and the other “EURÓPÁN KÍVÜLRE” for letters with destinations outside Europe, on 22 January 2016.

22 January 2016

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Christmas 2015

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In accordance with its traditions, Magyar Posta is celebrating Christmas by issuing a regular postage stamp.

10 November 2015

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Anniversaries and events in space research

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Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative miniature sheet to record current space research anniversaries and events on postage stamps.

10 November 2015

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The headquarters of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is 150 years old

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Magyar Posta is marking the 150th anniversary of building the headquarters of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences by issuing a commemorative stamp.

10 November 2015

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The Hungarian registered mail label is 125 years old

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Magyar Posta is issuing a special postage stamp with a coupon to commemorate the 125th anniversary of introducing the Hungarian registered mail label.

17 October 2015

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150 years of the International Telecommunication Union

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Magyar Posta is marking the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the foundation of the International Telecommunication Union and the conference of the worldwide organisation which is being held in Budapest by issuing a commemorative stamp with a label.

12 October 2015

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Kálmán Széll Memorial Year

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Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp to mark the Kálmán Széll Memorial Year. The stamp shows a portrait of Kálmán Széll (1843-1915) using a detail of an oil painting by Elemér Halász-Hradil.

1 October 2015

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House of Parliament IV Hunting Hall and Delegation room

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The Hungarian House of Parliament is one of the most beautiful public buildings in the world. Since 2012 its special architectural solutions have been presented in a new philatelic series.

1 October 2015

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Albert Einstein presented the general theory of relativity 100 years ago

100 éve ismertette Albert Einstein az általános relativitáselméletet bélyegOne hundred years ago Albert Einstein presented his new relativistic gravitational field equations to the Prussian Academy of Sciences at its meeting on 25 November 1915, and thus his general theory of relativity was born.

7 September 2015

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Hungarian Saints and Blesseds III - Saint Astrik

Magyar szentek és boldogok III alapMagyar Posta is presenting the theme of Hungarian saints and blesseds through a series of stamps to be issued over several years.

7 August 2015

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Flowers

Virágok bélyeg 1Magyar Posta is issuing a special, two-denomination stamp set on the subject of flowers. Bukhara iris (Iris bucharica) and tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa) appear in the stamp designs.

7 August 2015

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The building of Pesti Vigadó is 150 years old

150 éves a Pesti Vigadó Épülete bélyegMagyar Posta salutes the headquarters of the Hungarian Academy of Arts, Pesti Vigadó, built 150 years ago, by issuing a commemorative stamp.

24 July 2015

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Miksa Róth was born 150 years ago special edition and stamp set

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Magyar Posta is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Miksa Róth by issuing special commemorative stamp blocks and an exclusive set of stamps in addition to the commemorative stamp block released on 4 June.

24 July 2015

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Treasures of hungarian museums III

Magyar múzeumok kincsei III Rómer bélyegMagyar Posta is presenting the collections of Hungarian museums on special stamps. On the denominations issued in the series in 2015, some of the highly prized treasures of the Rómer Flóris Museum of Art and History in Győr and the Zsolnay Collection of the Janus Pannonius Museum in Pécs are featured.

3 July 2015

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88th Stamp day

88 Bélyegnap blokkMagyar Posta is marking the largest festival for stamp collectors, Stamp Day, which this year is being held between 26 and 28 June 2015 in Tata, by issuing a stamp block with a surcharge and a commemorative set of stamps with two denominations.

26 June 2015

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The sports club Újpest TE is 130 years old

130 éves az Újpesti Torna EgyletMagyar Posta is marking the 130th anniversary of the foundation of the sports club Újpesti Torna Egylet by issuing a commemorative stamp. UTE’s logo appears on the commemorative stamp with a face value of HUF 400.

19 June 2015

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Miksa Róth was born 150 years ago

150 éve született Róth Miksa bélyegMagyar Posta is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Miksa Róth by issuing a commemorative stamp block.

4 June 2015

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Women's Basketball European Championship

Női kosárlabda Európa bajnokságMagyar Posta is issuing a special stamp to mark the Women’s Basketball European Championship.

4 June 2015

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EUROPA 2015: Old toys

Régi játékok kisívEUROPA 2015: The theme for this year is “old toys”.

8 May 2015

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Frank Sinatra was born 100 years ago

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Magyar Posta is issuing a special stamp to commemorate the centenary of the birth of the American actor and singer Frank Sinatra, who won eight Grammy awards, three Oscars and several Golden Globe awards.

8 May 2015

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Edith Piaf was born 100 years ago

Piaf kisívMagyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp to mark the centenary of the birth of the French chanteuse, songwriter and actress Edith Piaf.

8 May 2015

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The first Schedeled bus service (Budapest, 1915)

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16 April 2015

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The first M62 locomotive entered service in Hungary 50 years ago

M62 bélyegMagyar Posta is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the entry into service in Hungary of the first locomotive in the M62 diesel-electric series by issuing a special stamp.

16 April 2015

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Zita Szeleczky was born 100 years ago

Szeleczky kisívMagyar Posta is issuing a special stamp to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of actress Zita Szeleczky (1915–1999), Commander of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary and posthumous holder of the Hungarian Heritage Award.

10 April 2015

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For youth 2015 - Mihály Fazekas: Mattie the Goose-boy

Ludas Matyi bélyegIn 2015 Magyar Posta is issuing a stamp block with a surcharge to support youth stamp collecting. The theme of the stamp block is provided by the illustration of the epic poem based on a folk tale Mattie the Goose-boy by Mihály Fazekas.

24 March 2015

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József Katona wrote his drama Bánk bán 200 years ago

Bánk bán bélyegMagyar Posta is marking the bicentenary of the best-known drama of playwright József Katona (1791-1830), Bánk bán, by issuing a commemorative stamp.

19 March 2015

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Imre Kálmán: The Gypsy Princess (1915)

Csárdáskirályné bélyegMagyar Posta is marking the centenary of the première of ‘The Gypsy Princess’, one of the best loved and most popular operettas by the famous composer and conductor Emmerich Kálmán (1882-1953), by issuing a commemorative stamp.

19 March 2015

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Easter 2015

Húsvét 2015 sorMagyar Posta traditionally celebrates Easter with a stamp issue. As a continuation of the 2013 release, the denominations of the regular stamp series feature some exquisite ornamental eggs from the Decorative Egg Collection in Zengővárkony.

5 March 2015

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3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Katasztrófa kockázat bélyegThe 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held under the aegis of the United Nations in Sendai City, Japan, between 14 and 18 March 2015.

19 February 2015

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2015 - The Year of the Goat

Kecske kisív2015 is the Year of the Goat in the Chinese zodiac, which Magyar Posta is celebrating on a miniature sheet. According to the Chinese zodiac, this year will be the year of hope, typified by harmony and peace.

19 February 2015

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UNICEF IN HUNGARY FOR 40 YEARS

UNICEF bélyegMagyar Posta is issuing regular stamps to welcome UNICEF operating in Hungary for forty years.

05 February 2015

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34th RACING PIGEON OLYMPIAD

Postagalamb_blokkMagyar Posta welcomes the 34th racing pigeon Olympiad organised in Budapest between 15–18 January 2015 by issuing a commemorative stamp block and a set with two denominations.

16 January 2015

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Stamps 2015

Bélyeg 2015 borítóMagyar Posta’s commemorative stamps for 2015 will remember special anniversaries related to Hungarian cultural history and international events relevant to Hungary.

 

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60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1956 HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION AND FREEDOM FIGHT

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Magyar Posta commemorates the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight by issuing a special stamp block. An interesting circumstance related to the stamp block is that its colour scheme and the circular perforated stamp image in the middle recalls the well-known symbol of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight – the flag with a hole. The stamp image of the block shows one of the heroes – and at the same time a victim – of the events of 1956, Erika Kornélia Szeles (1941-1956), while the frame image presents a montage of photos taken of the events of the Revolution and of the known and unknown, deceased or still living heroes. 90,000 copies of the new issue have been printed by ANY Biztonsági Nyomda based on the designs made by graphic artist Attila Elekes. The stamp will be available at first-day post offices and Filaposta from 21 October, but can also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online shop.

21 October 2016

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